Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Volume 45
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...erect, placed by twos or fours in the axils of the leaves, about 22 cm. long; tube of the corolla glabrous externally. Leaves smaller, with acarodomatia in the axils of the lateral veins........................R. Lujzr De Wildeman. Flowers pendent, solitary, terminal, much larger; the corolla alone 22 to 25 cm. long, shortly tomentose externally. Leaves larger, the blade as much as 30 cm. long and 15 cm. broad, without acarodnmatia..R. rngpmecophyla De Wildeman. Bandia Luja De Wildeman Randia. Lujw E. DE Wrnnnmm, 1904, C. R. Ac. Sci. Paris, CXXXVIII, p. 914; 1904, 'Notices sur des Plantes utiles ou inter. Flore du Congo, ' I, pt. 2, pp. 282-284; 1907, 'Etudes Flore Bas-et Moyen-Congo, ' II, p. 159; 1910, ibid., ll.I, pt. 2, p. 286; 1912, ibid., III, pt. 3, p. 487. Tn. AND H. DURAND, 1909, 'Sylloge Flor. Congol., ' p. 259. H. Konn, 1909, Natur u. Ofienbarung, LV, pp. 155 and 158. E. DE Wnmnum, 1920, 'Mission de Briey au Mayumbe, ' pp. 43, 88, 222, and 264. "Large tree with glabrous branches, the int-crnodes often thickened toward the base and pierced by one or two orifices leading into a cavity inhabited by ants. Leaves obovate, acuminate, narrowed at the base into a short and rather thick petiole; blade rather coriaceous, darker colored above than below, 20 to 25 cm. long, 5 to 12 cm. broad, glabrous on both sides, with an acumen of 15 min. Lateral veins numbering about 9 on each side of the midrib, anastomosing into a curve before reaching the margin, little or not prominent above, prominent on the under side; in the axils of the origin of the lateral veins there are acarodomatia excavated in the tissue of the nervure and opening by a pore at the under side of the blade. more or less...
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